|#rdc2009 Home Movies - MechaPhilo - Rebecca Hargrave Malamud, Nathan Malamud|
The Rural Design Collective frantically gets set up for the 2009 Mentoring Summer Program. Video by Nathan Malamud. Chaos by Mommy. Music by Bent Bolt and the Nuts. Robot building by Nate and Levi Thompson of the RDC. Robots kindly provided by our friends at Public.Resource.Org. Stay in tune with the RDC at http://ruraldesigncollective.org/
Keywords: rural design collective; mentoring, oregon, rdc; home movies; robots; maker faire; hacking; mentoring; pugs; mechaphilo; inventions; inventing; bots
|rdc2009 Home Movies - Project Chicken - Rebecca Hargrave Malamud, Nathan Malamud|
Freshly hatched baby chicks up Sixes River in Sixes, Oregon - incubated from eggs laid by an Araucana hen and fertilized by a Leghorn rooster. All science aside, they are cute as the dickens!
Keywords: rural design collective; chicks; chickens; project chicken; incubation; emily; jack; sixes; oregon
|Critter Construction Book - Rebecca Hargrave Malamud, Nathan Malamud|
This public domain book was produced for a group of preschool children participating in a program for low income families known as Head Start.It was designed specifically so the kids could participate together at school (they cut out the shapes from downloadable templates available here: http://nate.malamud.com/turkey/paper.html), and then they took the book home to create the "critters" with their parents...
Keywords: art; crafts; turkey; construction paper; puzzles; books
|The Amazing Sixes Solar-Powered Pumpkin People - Rebecca Hargrave Malamud, Nathan Malamud|
This project began as an arts and crafts project with my son. We made pumpkin faces out of construction paper and digitized each one for posterity by photographing them with a Canon EOS D60 and painstakingly tracing and calibrating each one using Adobe Illustrator and the Pantone Color Matching System. Once that process was complete, we realized that we could reassemble each one by creating puzzle paks, and that the puzzles became exponentially more challenging with each pak you add to the mix...
Keywords: pumpkins; pumpkin; halloween; arts and crafts; puzzles; color; pantone; construction paper
|Head Start Critter Construction Book - Rebecca Hargrave Malamud, Nathan Malamud|
This public domain book was produced for a group of preschool children participating in a program known as Head Start. It was designed so the kids could participate together at school (they cut out the shapes with their teachers from downloadable templates available here: nate.malamud.com/turkey/paper.html), and then they took the book home to create the "critters" with their parents. The book is based on a long-running project with my son called "The Tom T...
Keywords: crafts; art; kids; puzzles; turkeys; construction kits; construction paper